Valley Springs, CA — A mom and daughter are recovering from injuries received after an ATV accident Monday evening behind the Gold Creek Estates Subdivision.
32-year old Tabitha Lewis was driving an ATV for the first time in a field behind the new development. She had her 10-year old daughter riding on the back.
The CHP says while making a left turn around an oak tree, Lewis lost control due to her high speed. Both riders were ejected as the ATV overturned.
Lewis´ thigh was impaled by the handlebar. She was flown to Doctor´s Hospital in Modesto for treatment of major injuries while her daughter was flown to Memorial North Hospital in Modesto for treatment of minor injuries.
Neither rider was wearing a helmet.
Written by Vanessa Turner.